The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Cybersecurity Symposium is 2 days of training sessions and educational seminars focused on the mission of protecting government networks and privacy. Hosted by the Office of the DOT Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), the symposium is open to all Federal agencies and will take place at the DOT Headquarters building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary of Transportation on matters involving information and technology. The DOT CIO also has oversight responsibility over the entire Department of Transportation (DOT) IT portfolio of over $3 billion annually, the 6th largest in the federal government. Additionally, the CIO has operational responsibilities for the DOT Common Operating Environment consisting of local area networks, wide area networks, desktops and backend services for all DOT modes except FAA.